Thayekkhittaya

   See Sri Ksetra

Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar). . 2014.

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  • Sri Ksetra —    (Thayekkhittaya)    Capital of the Pyus from the fifth to the ninth centuries CE, located at Hmawza near Prome (Pyay) in what is now Pegu (Bago) Division. Chinese chroniclers described it as a large city with a circular wall (8.5 miles in… …   Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

  • Pyus —    A people speaking a Tibeto Burman language, who established states in the valley of the Irrawaddy (Ayeyarwady) River during the early centuries CE and are often described as the advance guard of the Burmans (Bamars). Most of what we know about …   Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

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